Trade News / U.S. regulatory updates

Posted: Oct 4, 2017

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000612 advising, effective November 1st, they will penalize any documented violation of the wood packaging material (WPM) requirements, eliminating its previous policy of allowing up to five (5) violations before taking... Read More >

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Posted: Dec 12, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released a list of the Federal Holidays scheduled for the 2015 calendar year. This posting identifies the exact date for the Federal Holidays noted in Title 19 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 101.6... Read More >

Posted: Dec 12, 2014

One economics expert wrote in an editorial that Congress has the power to stop future longshore slowdowns and lockout threats, as a dock workers' union and management remain without a contract on the West Coast.

Posted: Dec 9, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued notice of their antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) enforcement highlights for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. CBP collected $508.5 million dollars in AD/CVD cash deposits in FY 2014, an increase... Read More >

Posted: Mar 9, 2014

Catching up on the Canada-U.S. food labelling debate The U.S. is in a major, long running dispute with Canada and Mexico over country of origin labeling (COOL) on meat products; the argument has been under review by the World Trade... Read More >